Lieutenant General AK Singh,
visited the Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre on Tuesday to review the ongoing Indo-Mongolian joint exercise.
The Army Commander witnessed the joint exercise “NOMADIC ELEPHANT : 2012” which is being conducted from 06 Aug to 18 Aug 2012 by soldiers of Indian Army and Mongolian Army with the aim to enhance inter operability between the two armies. 38 soldiers of Mongolian Army and 44 soldiers of JAT Regiment of Indian Army are undergoing this joint exercise.
The officers and soldiers of Mongolian Army were highly appreciative of the high standard of training facilities at Belgaum like Jungle Camp, commando Training Area and Bagdad Asmara Firing Range at Savgaon. The joint training at an international level between Indian Army & Mongolian Army is being conducted at Belgaum due to availability of excellent training infrastructure in close
vicinity of the military establishment.
The General officer interacted with troops of both armies and expressed his satisfaction over the level of training and joint manship between the troops and he said that such
joint exercises will go a long way in enhancing defence cooperation, understanding and synergy between the two nations.